Friday, March 5, 2021

Saltwater Fishing

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SoCal Surf Fishing Round-Up for 11-23-20

BY GUNDY GUNDERSON SANTA BARBARA — A big drop in water temperatures significantly slowed the bite on most species, according to Hook, Line and Sinker. A best bet was the barred perch fishing which held up despite the cooler water....

Long Range Report: Wahoo bite lights up

Night bites on big mossbacks continue, no sign of trophy lower bank tuna BY GUNDY GUNDERSON SAN DIEGO – A fall long range trip always provides a catch and it can come in many different forms. Last week big mossback yellowtail...

San Diego saltwater: Still going!

BY MERIT McCREA SAN DIEGO — Despite winter's first blast having already significantly cooled coastal waters the offshore bite south of the border remains intact. There's been a bit of a shift late in the week so Sunday saw the...

Baja report: BOLA weather window proves productive

Meanwhile, southern Baja is cranking with a 253-pound yellowfin caught just two miles off Cabo, with tuna, dorado and wahoo highlighting fall action at Lands End PAT McDONELL CABO SAN LUCAS – Cabo just keeps rolling along on the tuna and...

First person report: A Tanner bank bluefin tango

BY KENJI NAKAGAWA Bluefin action on the outer banks has slowed from its peak, but it’s still possible to experience the thrill of a lifetime. Kenji Nakagawa fished aboard the Aztec recently and got everything angling dreams are made of....

Gail Force and Triton find the bugs!

BY RACHEL VON FLECK SAN PEDRO – When you think of lobster hoop netting, you typically think of cold, wet weather. Our WON combo fishing/lobster trip aboard the Gail Force and Triton started out nothing like that. With the sunny,...

Stock up on shallow water rockfish

BY CAPT. BILL SCHAEFER It’s November and the waters off southern California are cooling. Shallow water rockcod season, that is under 75 fathoms, is coming to an end on December 31, 2020, although a lot of anglers wish it was...

Long Range Report: Slug yellowtail after dark

Wahoo, school yellowfin and dorado fill out catch, bluefin down BY GUNDY GUNDERSON SAN DIEGO — You can sleep when you get home. It’s an old quote long echoed on long range sportfishers through the years and it refers to those...

Crab ‘n cod combos please people on San Francisco Bay boats

BY CAPT. DAVID BACON SAN FRANCISCO BAY and SAN PABLO BAY – The Bay Area Charter boat fleet wrapped up the first full week of crab and rockfish combos in perfect fashion, scoring full limits of both crab and rockfish...

San Diego Report: Yellowfin and bluefin still on the menu

SAN DIEGO – After that last big blow, it was a question whether the offshore bite would hold up. The water temperatures dropped, but the first few days afterward proved that it would both down south in Mexican waters...

MOST RECENT

Knee Deep: Lessons learned in 2020

BY MIKE STEVENS I think this is the third or fourth time I’ve reflected on the previous year with a “Lessons Learned” column, and after 2020, I probably could have made it a 10-part series. I’ll try my best to...

AB3030 and the definition of ‘protection’

Guest Editorial by Chris Arechaederra, CCA Assistant Director Late last year, we were all witnesses to the amazing and successful efforts by the fishing community, along with our greater coalitions and partners in all recreational industries all came together to...

First offshore results are in

BY MERIT McCREA SAN DIEGO — Over the weekend Capt. Kley took the Old Glory and 26 brave explorers out to search the offshore waters. And they returned triumphant. While those wily bluefin were spotted, these early season showoffs wouldn’t take...